News

We’ve Been Making Connections for our Landlord Services & Meeting the Neighbours
Last Wednesday night our office on Gibson Street was exceptionally busy, and our new neighbours popped in too! It’s unusual for the Cairn office to be so busy after hours but we were hosting a contractors evening. This is an opportunity for local contractors to meet with us and let us know about the services […]
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New legislation: Landlords required to install smoke and carbon monoxide alarms
Housing Minister Brandon Lewis announced new measures in March to protect tenants. Regulations for landlords in England were to be brought into line with building regulations for new builds in the UK, and will require the installation of working smoke and carbon monoxide alarms in their properties. Landlords will be required to install smoke alarms […]
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Changes to Scottish Repairing Standard statutory regulations
Over the next two years, beginning on December 1st this year, new mandatory electrical checks come into force for all privately rented properties. New regulations from the Scottish Government mean that all electrical items in a rented property must be either Electrical Installation Condition Report or Portable Appliance Tested. It will be the landlord’s responsibility […]
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